Vicente Martí-Centelles Publications

Selected list of publications. For a complete list of publications visit my google scholar page.


M. Douarre, V. Martí-Centelles, C. Rossy, A. Tron, I. Pianet, N. D McClenaghan (Equal contribution)

Macrocyclic Hamilton receptor-shuttling dynamics in [2]rotaxanes

Supramol. Chem. 2020, 32, 546-556.

DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2020.1834560

M. Douarre, V. Martí-Centelles,* C. Rossy, I. Pianet, N. McClenaghan*

Regulation of Macrocycle Shuttling Rates in [2]Rotaxanes by Amino-Acid Speed Bumps in Organic-Aqueous Solvent Mixtures

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, ASAP. Cover Feature.

DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202000997

N. Lagesse, L. Pisciottani, M. Douarre, P. Godard, B. Kauffmann, V. Martí-Centelles,* N. D McClenaghan*

Five-component, one-pot synthesis of an electroactive rotaxane comprising a bisferrocene macrocycle

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2020, 16, 1564-1571.

DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.16.128

V. Martí-Centelles, R. L. Spicer, P. J. Lusby

Non-covalent allosteric regulation of capsule catalysis

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 3236-3240.

DOI: 10.1039/D0SC00341G

T. A. Young, V. Martí-Centelles, J. Wang, P. J. Lusby, F. Duarte

Rationalizing the Activity of an "Artificial Diels-Alderase": Establishing Efficient and Accurate Protocols for Calculating Supramolecular Catalysis

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 1300-1310.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10302


T. Tateishi, S. Takahashi, A. Okazawa, V. Martí-Centelles, J. Wang, T. Kojima, P. J. Lusby, H. Sato, S. Hiraoka

Navigated self-assembly of a Pd2L4 cage by modulation of an energy landscape under kinetic control

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 19669-19676.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b07779

V. Martí-Centelles, F. Duarte, P. J. Lusby

Host-Guest Chemistry of Self-Assembled Hemi-Cage Systems: The Dramatic Effect of Lost Pre-Organization

Isr. J. Chem. 2019, 59, 257-266 (Invited contribution)

DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201800

A. Valls, B. Altava, M. I. Burguete, J. Escorihuela, V. Martí-Centelles, S. V. Luis

Supramolecularly assisted synthesis of chiral tripodal imidazolium compounds

Org. Chem. Front. 2019, 6, 1214-1225.

DOI: 10.1039/C9QO00163H

L. Gorla, V. Martí-Centelles, B. Altava, M. Isabel Burguete, S. V. Luis

The role of the side chain in the conformational and self-assembly patterns of C2-symmetric Val and Phe pseudopeptidic derivatives

CrystEngComm 2019, 21, 2398-2408

DOI: 10.1039/C8CE02088D


V. Martí-Centelles, A. L. Lawrence, P. J. Lusby

High Activity and Efficient Turnover by a Simple, Self-Assembled Artificial "Diels-Alderase"

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 2862-2868.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b12146

S. Kai, V. Martí-Centelles, Y.Sakuma, T. Mashiko, T. Kojima, U. Nagashima, M. Tachikawa, P. J. Lusby, S. Hiraoka

Quantitative Analysis of Self-Assembly Process of a Pd2L4 Cage Consisting of Rigid Ditopic Ligands

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 663-671.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704285


S. Sanz, H. M. O'Connor, V. Martí-Centelles, P. Comar, M. B. Pitak, S. J. Coles, G. Lorusso, E. Palacios, M. Evangelisti, A. Baldansuren, N. F. Chilton, H. Weihe, E. J. L. McInnes, P. J. Lusby, S. Piligkos, E. K.Brechin

[MIII2MII3]n+ trigonal bipyramidal cages based on diamagnetic and paramagnetic metalloligands

Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 5526-5535.

DOI: 10.1039/C7SC00487G

L.Gorla, V. Martí-Centelles, B. Altava, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Cu2+recognition by N,N-benzylated bis(amino amides)

Dalton Trans. 2017,46, 2660-2669.



V. Martí-Centelles,* M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis*

Macrocycle Synthesis by Chloride-Templated Amide Bond Formation

J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 2143-2147.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02676

L. Gorla, V. Martí-Centelles, L. Freimuth, B. Altava, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Cu2+, Zn2+, and Ni2+ Complexes of C2-Symmetric Pseudopeptides with an Aromatic Central Spacer

Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 7617-7629.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01066

M D. Pandey, V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, N. Montoya, S. V. Luis, E. García-España, A. Doménech-Carbó

Bisferrocenyl-functionalized pseudopeptides: access to separated ionic and electronic contributions for electrochemical anion sensing

RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 35257-35266.

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA04482D


V. Martí-Centelles, M. D. Pandey, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Macrocyclization Reactions: The Importance of Conformational, Configurational and Template-Induced Preorganization.

Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 8736-8834.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00056

V. Martí-Centelles, P. D. Beer

Nitrate Anion Recognition in Organic-Aqueous Solvent Mixtures by a Bis(triazolium)acridine-containing [2]Rotaxane.

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9397-9404. Hot Paper. Inside back cover.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201406066


V. Martí-Centelles,* J. Rubio Magnieto*

ChemMend: A Card Game To Introduce and Explore the Periodic Table while Engaging Students' Interest.

J. Chem. Ed. 2014, 91, 868-871.

DOI: 10.1021/ed300733w

V. Martí-Centelles, M. A. Izquierdo, M. I. Burguete, F. Galindo, S. V. Luis

Recognition of free tryptophan in water by synthetic pseudopeptides: fluorescence and thermodynamic studies.

Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 7465-7478.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201304851

V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, C. Cativiela, S. V. Luis

The Role of the Amino Acid Derived Side Chain in the Preorganization of C2 Symmetric Pseudopeptides: Effect on SN2 Macrocyclization Reactions.

J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 559-570.

DOI: 10.1021/jo4022309

E. Karjalainen, D. F. Izquierdo, V. Martí-Centelles, S. V. Luis, H. Tenhu, E. García-Verdugo

Towards an enzymatic biomimetic system: enhancement of catalytic efficiency with new polymeric chiral ionic liquids synthesised by controlled radical polymerization.

Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 1437-1446.

DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01364B


J. Rubio, V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Synthesis and organogelating ability of bis-urea pseudopeptidic compounds.

Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 2302-2308.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2013.01.007

B. Altava, M. I. Burguete, N. Carbó, S. V. Luis, V. Martí-Centelles, C. Vicent

Bis(amino amides) derived from natural amino acids as chiral receptors for N-protected dicarboxylic amino acids.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 72-79.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.10.099


V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, F. Galindo, M. A. Izquierdo, D. K. Kumar, A. J. P. White, S. V. Luis, R. Vilar

Fluorescent acridine-based receptors for H2PO4.

J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 490-500.

DOI: 10.1021/jo202077v

V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Template Effects in SN2 Displacements for the Preparation of Pseudopeptidic Macrocycles.

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 2409-2422.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101416

V. Martí-Centelles, M. I. Burguete, S. V. Luis

Kinetic Analysis for Macrocyclizations Involving Anionic Template at the Transition State.

Sci. World. J. 2012, 748251.

DOI: 10.1100/2012/748251


V.Martí-Centelles, D. K. Kumar, A. J. P White, S. V. Luis, R. Vilar

Zinc (II) coordination polymers with pseudopeptidic ligands.

CrystEngCommun, 2011, 23, 6997-7008. Hot Paper.

DOI: 10.1039/C1CE05872J

M. I. Burguete, M. P. Clares, S. V. Luis, E. Garcia, M. Querol, V. Martí-Centelles

Azonia spiro polyaza macrocycles containing biphenyl subunits as anion and cation receptors.

Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 4655-4663.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2011.04.071


J. Rubio, V. Martí-Centelles, M.I. Burguete, S.V. Luis

HIGH-TEMPERATURE ORGANOGELLING COMPOUNDS: New high-temperature organogelling compounds, useful for obtaining stable gels, and for freezing organic solvents, where the organic solvents are aromatic solvents, esters, halogenated solvents.

Patent 2013, WO2013017714A1



V. Martí-Centelles, M.I. Burguete, S.V. Luis

Química inspirada en la naturaleza: diseño de seudopéptidos macrocíclicos.

Revista de Química (Pontificia Univ. Católica Perú), 2013, 27, 18-22.


S. V. Luis, M. I. Burguete, V. Martí-Centelles, J. Rubio

Pseudopeptidic compounds for biocompatible gels: A review.

Cosmetics & Toiletries, 2012, 127 (4), 282-288.